laciniate


la·cin·i·ate

adjective \lə-ˈsi-nē-ət, -ˌāt\

Definition of LACINIATE

:  bordered with a fringe; especially :  cut into deep irregular usually pointed lobes <laciniate leaves>
la·cin·i·a·tion \-ˌsi-nē-ˈā-shən\ noun

Origin of LACINIATE

Latin lacinia flap; akin to Latin lacerare
First Known Use: circa 1760

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